Judith L. Flippen-Anderson
Judith Lee Flippen-Anderson, 76, of Boston, Massachusetts passed away on March 31, 2018 in Annandale, Virginia. Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on April 3, 2018 at King David Memorial Gardens, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA. Judy was born on April 21, 1941 to Sidney and Mary Dubchansky in Winthrop, Massachusetts. She was a graduate of Northeastern University and Arizona State University, and worked for more than thirty years at the Naval Research Laboratory as an X-Ray Crystallographer. She also worked as Corporate Secretary of the Board of Directors at the American Institute of Physics, and as a researcher at the Protein Data Bank at Rutgers University. Judith was a long-time member and passionate advocate for a number of Jewish charities, particularly Hadassah and the Jewish Community Relations Council. She was active in the Fairfax County Democratic Committee, American Crystallographic Association, and the AIP Publishing Board of Directors. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Miriam, and by her first husband Philip Edwin Flippen, Jr. She is survived by her husband Paul Anderson, daughter Chenoa Flippen, and grandchildren Mateo and Malena Parrado. In lieu of flowers, donations would be gratefully accepted by Hadassah.
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Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 3, 2018.